In an Emergency
Lilli House, our transition house, provides safe, comfortable shelter for women fleeing abuse, and for their children.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will I have to share a room with another woman?
No, women don’t share rooms in Lilli House. Each woman has her own room. The bedroom doors all lock and each woman has a key to her own room. Children share bedrooms with their mothers.
How long can I stay at Lilli House?
Our staff will work with you to develop a plan for your future. You can stay as long as you are working on that plan, whether you are looking for housing or developing a safety plan if you intend to return home. Some women only need to stay for a night or two. Others stay longer.
What if I have a physical disability?
Lilli House is fully wheelchair accessible, with a wheelchair accessible bathroom, shower, and bedrooms. If you have a Care Aide or Home Support Worker, arrangements can be made for that person to assist you in Lilli House.
What if I leave home in the middle of the night and don’t bring any clothing or toiletries?
With the help of generous donations from the community, we can usually supply what you will need by way of clothing and toiletries.
What about meals?
Each woman prepares breakfast and lunch for herself and her children. Residents take turns preparing dinner. Lilli House provides all the food. Our staff will assist any woman who is unable to prepare her own meals.
What does it cost?
Nothing. All Lilli House services are free.
Stabilization and Support Recovery Programs
This program is now offered through Amethyst House. Please visit amethysthouse.ca for more information